Recipe Formualtion Officer at Fastizers Food and Confectionery Limited

Fastizers Food and Confectionery Limited started with its first production of cookies 5 years ago, desiring to cater to its immediate community. This first batch of home-made Fastizers Cookies, produced with less than N1,000, got so much positive feedback it inspired the production of subsequent batches, however still on a small scale from a home-kitchen.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Recipe Formualtion Officer Location: Ogun Job DescriptionResearch current consumer markets and latest technologies to develop new product concepts.Design and develop products & processes while ensuring Food Safety for consumers, fulfilling regulatory requirements and complying with Fastizers Quality Policies.Design the processes and machinery for making products with a consistent flavour, colour and texture.Develop new recipes as per management requirements.Modify existing products and processes and develop new ones.Prepare product costings based on raw materials and manufacturing costs to ensure profitable products.Run trials of new productsDocument and report on test runs and results. Identify any potential issues or improvements to the process or formulations and discuss with management team.Coordinate launches of new products.Connect and use network to develop better and faster products & processesWork on packaging innovation and technology.Coordinate with external vendors for ingredients and other material needs in order to fulfill organizational needs.Work collaboratively and develop strong relationships with cross functional teams including; QA, Operations, and Procurement to solve key business issues and drive profitable growth.Actively participating in and encouraging improvement initiatives that improve our win rate and improve our new product scale up.Maintain high accurate documentation of the product development processQuality:Implement quality standards for the biscuits produced.Ensure that strict hygiene food safety standards are met and quality programs are followed.Seeks to continuously improve production and R&D processes through best practice.Check and improve safety and quality control procedures in the organization and suppliers' factories, from the raw material stage through to the finished product. 

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